Beauty secrets : women and the politics of appearance

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Full title: Beauty secrets : women and the politics of appearance / Wendy Chapkis ; photos, Gon Buurman.
Main author: Chapkis, W.
Format: Book           


Notes: Includes index.
Physical Description: 214 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary: "Beauty Secrets" explores the links between appearance, gender and sexuality; it empowers women to share the secrets of their relationship to imposed standards of beauty showing how women are constantly required to 'pass' by wrapping their 'unacceptable' and 'undisguised' selves in layers of conformity to acceptable beauty standards. -- back cover.